Funky Frame Freebie

Apr 1, 2008

This is one of my favorite frames, deliciously kitch with a leopardskin-glitter-flower combo.Download this transparent .png file for FREE. (1.1MB zip file)

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Paper Tutorial

Mar 31, 2008

Here’s a scrapbooking paper freebie, together with a tutorial how to create it. By taking a simple background and adding some photoshop brushes, making a pretty and romantic page is fun and easy.bt_heart_deco_paper_tn.jpg

I found inspiration in an old card that I once made by scratching a heart shape into some silver-coated paper brought to me from a friend as a present from China.

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I placed the scan onto an 8 x 8″ page, then added a new layer and drew lines with one of my favorite brushes, Barcelona Cafe. I then turned the layer opacity to “Luminosity”.

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The paper needed some color, so I added some pink to the heart, and a smoky lilac line to the frame. To decorate the heart, I used the Brush This “Flower Brush” in three different angles and sizes, and then turned on the Bevel and Emboss effect, as well as a radial gradient overlay.

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Fairies and Pirates

Mar 31, 2008

Well, it’s birthday season again. My daughter turned six, and had a wonderful Fairy and Pirates birthday party. I had fun making these two characters, specially the gold jewellery on the pirate. All the kids got dressed up and had so much fun. There was a big scramble for the sugar decoration, which got divided and devoured as soon as the candles were blown out.

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Sequin Dynamic Brush Freebie

Mar 25, 2008
Inspired by my love of all things shiny and bright, I created this set of dynamic brushes that can easily create a realistic effect of sprinkled sequins, specially the last one in the set. They work best when painted with a dark color on a lighter background. Here is an example of how I’ve used the brush.

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